auctour and auctoritee

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(L. auctor and auctoritas). The ME words can mean respectively ‘creator, originator’ as well as ‘author’, and ‘authority’ in its legal, political, and ecclesiastical senses. However, when used of literature ...

Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval).

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